Golf is not my bag. I can curse loudly (and proficiently) and throw a golf club (kinda far I might add!), but I don’t enjoy playing golf. The sad part is that I’m not a bad golfer. I played a half-assed game at Bringhurst with my kids on Mother’s Day a few years ago. I… Continue reading Talk Birdie to Me
This is my niece Beau. Chairs are everywhere in the public library and she plops herself on the floor to read! She read her “20 hours” and got a pop socket and her library card! Beau is a budding musician, artist, chef, fashionista and she wants to be a mermaid princess when she grows up.… Continue reading Boho Princess!
This phrase makes me laugh! Don’t cha think this would make the perfect girls’ night out invite?! I created today’s card using the sketch from the Freshly Made Sketches Challenge. I stamped the JFF Rubber Stamps BCH-Flamingos image in Club Scrap sandstone ink, colored with Prismacolor pencils and blended with gamsol. I trimmed the images for placement and adhered with foam… Continue reading Let’s Flamingle!
What does it mean to just be? Be still. Watch the birds, watch your kids play, or lie in the grass and watch the clouds roll by. The only way you can hear what’s in your heart is if you are silent and still. Be present. Really listen when someone talks to you, savor your… Continue reading Just BEE!
Sometimes all it takes is a little spark of creativity and it’s time to celebrate! I had a stack of paper, a bin of stamps and I drew a blank. I took a Facebook break and this sketch challenge popped up in my feed. It was just what I needed! I even stepped out of my… Continue reading Drawing a Blank? Use a Sketch!
In 1976 a wave of patriotism and nostalgia swept the nation as we celebrated America’s Bicentennial. Everybody got in on the celebration…Disneyland, DisneyWorld, commercial products, the ’76 Olympics, the Superbowl, Major League Baseball…even Schoolhouse Rock! I was 7 and my little sister Stephie was 3. I wanted to be a gymnast and do flips on the… Continue reading Spirit of ’76
UPDATE July 7, 2018: I missed the beach trip with the Chapman’s this year…beach hair, flip flops and sand between my toes. The next best thing to paradise is to get lost in my art room! Not exactly the same, but it was relaxing. Jake made me a Pina Colada to sip on AND I… Continue reading Under the Sea!